August weather forecast and climate
Merricourt, ND

August, the last month of the summer, in Merricourt, is also a moderately hot month, with average temperature ranging between max 81.9°F (27.7°C) and min 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Temperature

In Merricourt, the average high-temperature is essentially the same as in July - a still warm 81.9°F (27.7°C). The average low-temperature, in Merricourt, North Dakota, is 59.5°F (15.3°C).

Heat index

In August, the average heat index is evaluated at 84.4°F (29.1°C). Constant exposure and activity lead to possible fatigue. Prolonged exercise may result in heat cramps.
Note that heat index values are valued for light wind and location in the shade. With the exposure to direct sunlight, the heat index may be increased by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees.
Note: The heat index, also known as 'felt air temperature', 'feels like', 'apparent temperature', or 'real feel', is calculated by taking the relative humidity value for a specific location and factoring it into the air temperature reading. Additional factors like activity, wind, clothing, and differences in body mass, height, and shape affect individual temperature impact. Be aware that direct exposure to sunlight increases heat impact, and may raise the heat index additionally, by up to 15 Fahrenheit (8 Celsius) degrees. Heat index values are particularly important for children. Children are often less aware of the need to rest and re-hydrate. Thirst is a late sign of dehydration - it is vital to remain hydrated, particularly during prolonged physical activities.

Humidity

August and September, with an average relative humidity of 61%, are the least humid months in Merricourt.

Rainfall

In Merricourt, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation. Throughout the year, in Merricourt, there are 92.3 rainfall days, and 15.28" (388mm) of precipitation is accumulated.

Snowfall

In Merricourt snow does not fall in June through September.

Daylight

In August, the average length of the day is 14.1h.

Sunshine

The average sunshine in Merricourt is 10.6h.

UV index

In Merricourt, the average daily maximum UV index is 5. A UV Index reading of 3 to 5 represents a medium health hazard from the exposure to the Sun's UV rays for the ordinary person.
Note: In August, the average maximum UV index of 5 translate into the following recommendations:
Take precautions. Light skin individuals may get burned in less than 30 minutes. The Sun's most intense and consequently most harmful UV radiation during midday hours should be decreased by minimizing exposure and seeking shade. A wide-brim hat offers excellent sun protection for eyes, ears, face, and neck. Sunglasses with UVA and UVB protection significantly reduce eye damage from sun exposure. Tightly woven, loose-fitting clothes provide additional protection from the Sun.

What is the temperature in August in Merricourt?

In August, in Merricourt, North Dakota, the average high-temperature is 81.9°F (27.7°C), and the average low-temperature is 59.5°F (15.3°C). The average heat index (a.k.a. 'feels like', 'felt air temperature'), that takes the relative humidity and factores it into the air temperature reading, in August is calculated to 84.4°F (29.1°C).

What are the least humid months in Merricourt?

Months with the lowest humidity are August and September, with an average relative humidity of 61%.

What is the average humidity in August in Merricourt?

The average relative humidity in August in Merricourt is 61%.

How many days does it rain in August in Merricourt?

In Merricourt, in August, it is raining for 10 days, with typically 1.38" (35mm) of accumulated precipitation.

When it does not snow in Merricourt?

In Merricourt, North Dakota, snow does not fall in June through September.

How many hours of daylight does Merricourt have in August?

The average length of the day in August in Merricourt is 14.1h.

How long on average sun shines in August in Merricourt?

In August, the average sunshine is 10.6h.

What is the UV index intensity in August in Merricourt?

In August, the average daily maximum UV index in Merricourt, North Dakota, is 5. A UV Index of 3 to 5 symbolizes a medium health risk from the exposure to the Sun's UV radiation.
Average temperature in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average high temperature in August: 81.9°F

The warmest month (with the highest average high temperature) is July (82.9°F).
The month with the lowest average high temperature is January (19.8°F).

  • Average low temperature in August: 59.5°F

The month with the highest average low temperature is July (61.7°F).
The coldest month (with the lowest average low temperature) is January (5.4°F).

Average pressure in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average pressure in August: 29.91"

The month with the highest atmospheric pressure is February (30.17").
The month with the lowest atmospheric pressure is June (29.85").

Average wind speed in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average wind speed in August: 8.2mph

The windiest months (with the highest average wind speed) are April and October (10.7mph).
The calmest month (with the lowest average wind speed) is August (8.2mph).

Average humidity in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average humidity in August: 61%

The month with the highest relative humidity is January (89%).
Months with the lowest relative humidity are August and September (61%).

Average rainfall in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average rainfall in August: 1.38"

The wettest month (with the highest rainfall) is June (2.83").
The driest month (with the least rainfall) is January (0.39").

Average rainfall days in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average rainfall days in August: 10 days

The month with the highest number of rainy days is June (14.3 days).
The month with the least rainy days is January (1.7 days).

Average snowfall in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average snowfall in August: 0"

Months with the highest snowfall are January and December (2.76").
Months with the least snowfall are June, July, August and September (0").

Average snowfall days in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average snowfall days in August: 0 days

The month with the highest number of snowfall days is February (11.8 days).
Months with the least snowfall days are June, July, August and September (0 days).

Average daylight in August / Average sunshine in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average daylight in August: 14.1h

The month with the longest days is June (Average daylight: 15.7h).
The month with the shortest days is December (Average daylight: 8.7h).

  • Average sunshine in August: 10.6h

The month with the most sunshine is July (Average sunshine: 11h).
The month with the least sunshine is January (Average sunshine: 3.8h).

Average sunshine days in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average sunshine days in August: 18.6 days

The month with the most sunshine days is November (21.5 days).
The month with the least sunshine days is June (13.8 days).

Average UV index in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average UV index in August: 5

Months with the highest UV index are June and July (UV index 6).
Months with the lowest UV index are January, November and December (UV index 1).

Average cloud cover in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average cloud cover in August: 24

The month with the most cloud cover is January (Cloud cover 59).
The month with the least cloud cover is August (Cloud cover 24).

Average visibility in August - Merricourt, ND
  • Average visibility in August: 6mi

Months with the highest visibility are February, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November and December (6mi).
Months with the lowest visibility are January and March (5mi).